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The consequences of urban air pollution for child health: What does self-reporting data in the Jakarta metropolitan area reveal?

Amalia, Mia; Resosudarmo, Budy; Bennett, Jeffrey

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Since the early 1990s, the air pollution level in the Jakarta Metropolitan Area (JMA) has arguably been one of the highest among mega cities in developing countries. This paper utilises the self-reporting data on illnesses available in the 2004 National Socio-Economic Household Survey (Survei Sosial Ekonomi Nasional, or SUSENAS) to test the hypothesis that air pollution impacts human health, particularly among children, in JMA. Test results confirm that air pollution, represented by the PM10...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2013
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/60368
Source: Masyarakat Indonesia: Majalah Ilmu-Ilmu Sosial Indonesia

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